Title:Formerly: Senior Scientist and Director, Science and Impacts Program, C2ES
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Dr. Jay Gulledge was formerly the Senior Scientist and Director for Science and Impacts at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES). He is a Certified Senior Ecologist with two decades of experience teaching and conducting research in the biological and environmental sciences. His scientific research examines the biological mechanisms and social drivers of greenhouse gas exchange between ecosystems and the atmosphere. After 16 years in academic research, Dr. Gulledge shifted focus to the science/policy interface, informing policy-makers, business leaders, the public, and the press about the science and impacts of global environmental change and approaches for managing the associated risks. After earning the PhD degree at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, he was a Life Sciences Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard University and susequently held faculty posts at Tulane University and the University of Louisville. In 2011, he was nominated for the American Geophysical Union’s Charles S. Falkenberg Award and George Mason University’s Climate Change Communicator of the Year award.